Creating memories that Last forever

Hi I’m Jynessa (jye-neh-suh) or Jy for short. I am a 25 year photographer born and raised on the island of Oahu. For the past 5 years I've been able to turn my passion for photography into a career.  I liveee for taking photos, dancing, cute puppies and defending the Star Wars prequels. I am a hopeless romantic that loves to capture stories through warm, vibrant, yet intimate photos.  


Your friendly neighborhood photographer!

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Then I am your girl for the job! I'll lead you every step of the way to make sure we get the photos you desire!  Can't wait to help document your life moments.

help you re-live special moments

feel natural and genuine

move you to tears

Are you ready to have photos that...

my latest work

- Sharon E.

I'm so glad I found Jy during my wedding planning process. Her passion for photography and being able to balance professionalism and rapport during our engagement/wedding session truly encompassed who I wanted as my wedding photographer.

From day one, she maintained a consistent flow of emails to make sure we didn't overlook anything. Our communication was very fluid and transparent; I already knew that I wanted to work with her without consulting other photography businesses. Editing 100+ photos is not an easy feat but somehow, even with her rise in popularity, she gets it done and you won't be disappointed with the results. As young as she looks, she is so, SO talented and I have no doubt she will succeed in whatever she does.

We are so in love with both of our galleries and couldn't have asked for a better person to be a part of our special day. You won't regret hiring her as your photographer!

“You won't regret hiring her as your photographer.”

- Danielle J.

My husband and I have worked with 2 other photographers before working with Jy and I can confidently say that she outperformed them by miles. She was SO fun to work with and was an excellent communicator over email and text. She made sure we knew where to go, what to do, and how to pose at every moment! By the end of the session, it almost felt like we were just hanging out with a friend! Jy perfectly executed exactly what we had asked for and the pictures describe just how much fun we had.

“It felt like we were just hanging out with a friend!”

- Divya B.

“Jy went above and beyond in terms of making us feel prepared and comfortable for the shoot.”

I got in touch with Jy to get family photos while we were in Oahu for our first vacation after our baby was born. Unfortunately, our trip had to be rescheduled and Jy was very understanding. Once we got our new dates finalized, Jy went above and beyond in terms of making us feel prepared and comfortable for the shoot. Not only is she super approachable and kind, she is EXCELLENT at what she does. She has a way of making you feel at ease during the shoot - and that helped all of us, including our baby. Her skill and passion are clearly visible in her work - we are in LOVE with our pictures. Jy is worth every penny and more and I highly recommend her to help capture your memories that'll last a lifetime.

- Lauren T.

Jynessa was great to work with! I reached out months before our family vacation to Oahu, and Jynessa was organized and timely in her responses, and more importantly she was friendly! During our photo session, she was relaxed, fun and encouraging! Our whole family was so excited to receive our photos, and they turned out incredible! Recommend her for anyone local to Hawaii, or visiting for vacation!

“She was relaxed, fun an encouraging!”

love letters from past clients

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